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Happy City, The
Sponsored by the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, Bill Deneen traveled three days by bullock cart to the remote leper colony run by Father Cesare Columbo in Ken Tung (Kyiang Tong), Burma. Intended to be a film to be used for fundraising, the film is a fascinating documentary about a...

10,510 itemsWelcome to Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”
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Academic Film Archive of North America
The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly...
247 items
Anarchivism is an ad-hoc group of volunteer archivists who are primarily aimed at saving and preserving both digital and analog media when current methods of preservation seem lacking. Officially...
211 items
Appalshop Archive
Appalshop is a multi-media arts and cultural center located in central Appalachia. Since its founding in 1969 Appalshop has produced media about all aspects of life in the region including coal...
137 items
Buckminster Fuller Archive
During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in...
12 items
California Light and Sound
Historical moving images and audio from the California Audiovisual Preservation Project In partnership with thirty seven libraries, archives and museums, the California Preservation Program provides...
1,188 items
Chicago Film Archives
Chicago Film Archives is a regional film archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and providing access to films that represent the Midwest. CFA incorporated in late 2003 in order to preserve and...
38 items
Emersons California Bar Review
Emerson Stafford's eight week course for preparing for the California Bar exam.
170 items
Fadiman Social Documentaries
Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for...
33 items
Global Islands Project
Global Islands Project -- ongoing series of multi-media pdf-ebooks/field-recordings/films -- a pastoral, pictorial and phonic elicitation of island parameters. An intensive examination of small...
122 items
Global Lives Project
The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and...
1,036 items
Jewish Women's Archive - Katrina's Jewish Voices
Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern...
84 items
Jewish Women's Archive – Weaving Women's Words
Jewish women across the country have helped shape and nurture their families, communities, and institutions, yet their contributions have often been overlooked. Weaving Women's Words, provides a...
80 items
Khan Academy
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Bangladeshi American educator Salman Khan. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone,...
2,745 items
LION TV: Library Information Literacy Online Network
Welcome to LION TV, the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION) devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Content for LION TV comes from the ANimated Tutorial...
90 items
Mathematics (Video)
Mathematics is the main subject of this collection. Hamid Naderi Yeganeh Sample Videos Links to Internet Archive Projects Open Library Scanning Services Software Archive Wayback...
86 items
Media Burn
The Media Burn Archive contains a unique collection of 5,000 non-fiction videotapes reflecting historical, political and social reality as seen by independent producers from 1972 to 2002. It...
22 items
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and...
94 items
Mightyverse Commons
Mightyverse is a growing community of people who love sharing their language and exploring other cultures. We believe that language is more than grammar and vocabulary and that the phrase is the...
9 items
Moving Image and Sound Collection
The history of medicine in film The Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) is part of the Wellcome Library, one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical...
222 items
Pankaj Oudhia
I am Pankaj Oudhia working independently as researcher and documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Herbs and Insects in India. Presently my work is focused on Medicinal Rice of Asia.
210 items
PBS | NPR Forum Network
prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost...
39 items
Rutland Historical Society
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland.  Our video...
292 items
TED Talks
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." http://www.ted.com/ ...
1,621 items
The Ghost Players Collection
The Ghost Players originated with the pro ball players in the movie Field of Dreams. Since the movie’s 1989 release, they have played exhibition games, performed comedy routines, taught kids’...
6,282 items
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
The Timothy Leary Archive covers forty years of lectures, TV guest appearances, performance art, talk shows, and experimental films from Timothy's personal archives. News report of the start of...
99 items
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
In its 120-year history, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has collected nearly one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Three...
720 items
University of Washington Libraries
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America, with a collection of more than seven million cataloged volumes, six million in microform...
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